In a bid to clamp down on the spread of
cultural content from South Korea, Pyongyang is planting informants among
students, a number of whom have alrea..
Beginning this year, North Korea is to execute a new directive, set to make military service mandatory for eligible women between the ages of 17 and 20, as a bid to stre..
North Korea has emphasized its significant growth in
agricultural output thanks to the bunjo [cooperative farm production
unit] system, but the workers from these farms hav..
North Korea’s Party-publication, Rodong
Sinmun, recently published an article praising a couple who have been living
in the mountains raising scores of orphans for 20 years..
Following the December 28th incident in
which a North Korean soldier killed four residents in a Chinese border village, frosty relations with China have prompted North Ko..
More residents are enjoying the convenience
of using home-run stalls selling simple items, compared to conventional
marketplaces that come with restrictions in operating hou..
Two years have passed since North Korea introduced the
bunjo [cooperative farm production unit] system in parts of the country,
falling under policies outlined in the “June..
When triplets are born in North Korea, the
state promotes the event as a “sign of prosperity,” showering both the parents and children a great number of gifts and
Amid sputtering intermittent operations at Musan Mine, beset by chronic shortages of power, massive cuts in the onsite workforce are reportedly underway.
In the border city of Hyesan, Yangkang
Province, North Korea has recently completed an overhaul to the area code
system, implementing an amended method that began late la..